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Trump Will Seek Putin’s Help to Eject Iran From Syria, Bolton Says

Trump Will Seek Putin’s Help to Eject Iran From Syria, Bolton SaysTrump Will Seek Putin’s Help to Eject Iran From Syria, Bolton Says

US national security adviser John Bolton says Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s hold on power was not a strategic issue for the US and that President Donald Trump hoped to secure Russia’s help in evicting Iranian forces from the country.
Appearing on CBS on Sunday, Bolton indicated that Assad’s efforts to vanquish his opposition were not the Trump administration’s principal concern in the region.
"I don't think Assad is the strategic issue. I think Iran is the strategic issue," Bolton said.

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